Associations to the word «Lunge»


LUNGE, noun. A sudden forward movement, especially with a sword.
LUNGE, noun. A long rope or flat web line, more commonly referred to as a lunge line, approximately 20–30 feet long, attached to the bridle, lungeing cavesson, or halter of a horse and used to control the animal while lungeing.
LUNGE, noun. An exercise performed by stepping forward one leg while kneeling with the other leg, then returning back to a standing position.
LUNGE, noun. A fish, the namaycush.
LUNGE, verb. To make a sudden forward movement (present participle: lunging).
LUNGE, verb. To longe or work a horse in a circle around a handler (present participle: lunging or lungeing).
LUNGE LINE, noun. A rope-like piece of equipment, usually 20 feet or longer in length, attached to the bridle, lungeing cavesson, or halter of a horse to provide control while lungeing.

Dictionary definition

LUNGE, noun. The act of moving forward suddenly.
LUNGE, noun. (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward.
LUNGE, verb. Make a thrusting forward movement.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke